Harrovian


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Harrovian

(həˈrəʊvɪən)
n
(Education) a person educated at Harrow School
adj
(Education) of or concerning Harrow
[C19: from New Latin Harrōvia Harrow + -an]
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HARROVIAN Tim Dyson died of diphtheria 13 months after the picture was taken.
Jewish, architects (in fact, although Mendelsohn was an exile from Nazism, Chermayeff, although born in Grozny, was in fact an Old Harrovian and by this point a British citizen).
Old Harrovian and former cavalry officer John Walker has launched an equal treatment case in the Court of Appeal which could have widespread repercussions.
He was an Old Harrovian, and I definitely wasn't but we rubbed along just fine.
Whether it be London lawyer and Old Harrovian Mr Opperman in Hexham or the recent choice of a Surrey marketing man for Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland.
This is the first time that Bonas, the daughter of 1960s model Lady Mary Gaye Curzon and Old Harrovian businessman Jeffrey Bonas, has appeared in public with Prince Harry since their Verbier trip.
Corresponding to the politically troubling times when Charters and Caldicott reached top exposure was another upper-class leader who, shorn of their effeteness, embodied the public-shool ethos: the old Harrovian Winston Churchill (Addison 2).
Reports suggest that Mr Heywood, an Old Harrovian dad of two whose wife is Chinese, confided in a friend about the alleged affair and his fears that it had put him in danger.
Twenty years ago you might have forgiven for wondering whether the bouncy and slightly braying Old Harrovian would make the grade.
The fluent, consensual Etonian and the touchy, divisive, heavy-duty Harrovian have expensive educations and good Oxford degrees in common but little else.
Farrant's usual modus operandi is to ingratiate himself into various machine-like organizations in which he can become an invisible cog--in the military club where he pretends to be a captain and is discovered to be a fraud; in the shipping company where he sells "spoilt sacks" of tea (19) in a backwoods revolution before absconding; and in his pretense of having been educated at Harrow, which is perpetrated by his wearing the Harrovian tie.